National Museum of Ireland - Higher Executive Officer Human Resources

The HEO will be responsible, in conjunction with the Head of HR for providing professional support, leadership and will assist in the management of human resources/employee relations in the National Museum of Ireland and in the delivery of an effective HR function in a timely and efficient manner.

The Organisation

The National Museum of Ireland (NMI) is Ireland’s largest national cultural institution consisting of four museums situated in Dublin and Mayo – (Museum of Decorative Arts and History at Collins Barracks, Museum of Archaeology at Kildare Street, Natural History Museum on Merrion Street and Museum of Country Life in Turlough Park).

The vision of NMI is to be a museum of international quality, preserving and presenting the stories of Ireland and its place in the world. Its current strategic plan seeks to mobilise the museum to make that vision a reality.  The Human Resources function is key to delivering on this vision.  Led by the Head of Human Resources, HR is a key driver of all that pertains to the human capital of the organisation, with a view to ensuring that NMI has a workforce that is skilled, motivated, adequately resourced, agile and enthusiastic for whatever changes and developments are required to fulfil the vision.

The Role

The HEO will be responsible, in conjunction with the Head of HR for providing professional support, leadership and will assist in the management of human resources/employee relations in the National Museum of Ireland and in the delivery of an effective HR function in a timely and efficient manner. The HEO will play a lead role in the development of progressive HR policies and practices and introduce innovations as appropriate and will oversee the effective implementation of all HR and relevant organisational policies.

The Person

The successful candidate will participate in regular meetings with managers, staff and relevant external service providers to assist the HR team in delivering on NMI strategic goals and objectives. The candidate will support and guide managers through solid advice on employment legislation, HR best practice and industrial/employee relations. The candidate will also empower managers through mentoring, coaching and providing access to continuous professional development for managers and staff teams and promote a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Application and further information

For further information please see the detailed information booklet below. All enquiries relating to this role should be directed to the Executive Recruitment Team by email to execrecruit@mazars.ie or by telephone on +353 (1) 449 4400.

Applications are to be submitted via the online portal available here and must include:

  1. A cover letter (max. two A4 pages) outlining why you wish to be considered for the role and where you believe your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role;
  2. A comprehensive CV clearly showing your relevant achievements and experience in your career to date.
  3. Completed NMI Application Form

Mazars will be managing all aspects of this recruitment project on behalf of NMI.

No enquiries or canvassing should be made directly to NMI.

Deadline for applications: Monday 25th April 2022 at 12pm noon. 

Documents

NMI Application Form_
NMI Application Form_​
NMI Candidate Information Booklet
NMI Candidate Information Booklet